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Chirand, on the northern bank of the Ganga River, in Saran district, has an archaeological record from the Neolithic age (c.?2500-1345 BC). Regions of...
Bihar
Pre-History Ancient
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Bihar (/b?h?r/; Hindi pronunciation: [b?a?r] (About this soundlisten)) is a state in eastern India. It is the third-largest state by population and tw...
Bihar
History Info
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The name Bihar is derived from the Sanskrit and Pali word vih?ra (Devanagari: ?), meaning "abode". The region roughly encompassing the present state h...
Bihar
History Etymology
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Farmers in Champaran had revolted against indigo cultivation in 1914 (at Pipra) and 1916 (Turkaulia). In April 1917, Mahatma Gandhi visited Champaran,...
Bihar
Freedom & Formation
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After the Battle of Buxar (1764), the British East India Company obtained the diwani rights (rights to administer and collect tax revenue) for Bihar, ...
Bihar
Eras & Colonialism Colonial
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Buddhism in Magadha went into decline due to the invasion of Muhammad bin Bakhtiyar Khalji, during which many of the viharas were destroyed along with...
Bihar
Eras & Colonialism Medieval
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Hindu Goddess Sita, the consort of Lord Rama, is believed to have been born in Sitamarhi district in the Mithila region of modern day Bihar. Gautama B...
Bihar
Religion
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Hindi is the official language of the state. Urdu is the second official language in 15 districts of the state. However, the majority of the people of...
Bihar
Language & Literature
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Historically, Bihar has been a major centre of learning, home to the ancient universities of Nalanda (est. 450 CE), Odantapur? (est. 550 CE) and Vikra...
Bihar
Education Institutes|Literacy
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Bihar has a robust Bhojpuri-language film industry. There is also a smaller production of Magadhi-, Maithili- and Angika-language films. The first fil...
Bihar
Dance & Music TV / Theatre / Cinema
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